October 22 is a big day for Virgin Galactic. The company confirmed last week that it was preparing SpaceShipTwo for a new round of flight tests starting on that date. If the launch goes according to plan, it will mark for the first time that the car was operated by the company̵
Remember the Howe brothers? Guys made this super-tank DARPA a few years ago called Ripsaw? Well, tanks are not everything they do. Their company also designed and launched a super-powerful robotic firefighter called RS3, and has just sold one to the Los Angeles Fire Department.
Tesla buyers who have decided to boast Tesla’s $ 3,000 option for the Model Y are lucky. CEO Elon Musk announced via Twitter this week (after recently disbanding the company’s PR department) that production of the additional Ys seats will begin in November, with deliveries happening sometime before the end of the year.
Perhaps the biggest news of the week came on Tuesday when Apple unveiled its new iPhone 12, Apple’s first product to use 5G connectivity. In addition to the standard model, the company also sells mini and Pro versions.